Chuck Norris / CEO
Since 1998, Chuck has owned and operated Norris Construction, specializing in residential building and development, as well as insurance reconstruction. Prior to construction, Norris owned and operated several retail stores.
Chuck lives in Charlotte with his wife, Lanai and their three children, Chucky, Lilly, and Khloe.
Travis Gortman / President
Travis Gortman joins the Fayetteville Marksmen in the 2018-19 season as the Team President.
Gortman is a native of North Carolina, born-and-raised in Winston-Salem. His love for hockey is attributed to his alma mater, Liberty University.
Since graduating, Gortman has held various roles for many different professional baseball and hockey teams, most recently serving as the New Business Developments and Ticket Operations Manager for the Atlanta Gladiators (ECHL).
Gortman’s wealth of knowledge and long-list of professional sports experience make him the perfect choice for the Marksmen.
Lanai Norris / Controller & Director of Finance
Lanai lives in Charlotte with Chuck and their three kids, Chucky, Lilly, and Khloe.
Marissa Reighard / Manager of Game Operations & Corporate Partnerships Manager
Shawn Bednard / Director of Media Relations & Broadcaster
Shawn Bednard joins the Marksmen in the 2018-19 season as the franchise’s first ever Director of Media Relations, and second Play-by-Play broadcaster.
A 2018 graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelors in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts, the 22 year old brings over seven years of on-air experience with him to the team, including calling nearly 200 hockey games as the Director of Broadcasting of the Chippewa Hockey Network at CMU.
Bednard will oversee all broadcasting and media for the Fayetteville Marksmen, as well as assist in corporate partnerships and sales.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (810) 516-6349
John Lowes / Intern
John Lowes, a 2018 graduate of Johnson & Wales University – Charlotte, recently walked with a BS in Sports Management. John was taught by former Marksmen president Jeff Longo, and former Corporate Sales Director Patrick Stack. John is looking to break into the Sports Industry through Sales. John was a three year captain for JWU- Charlotte’s Men’s Soccer program, as well as, a Resident Assistant for two years at JWU. John is looking to bring that drive and leadership into the Marksmen Organization.